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Senior Lecturer (Medical Coordinator)- Kalgoorlie

Job no: 510285
Work type: part time
Location: Kalgoorlie
Categories: Health and Medical Sciences

The Rural Clinical School of WA

  • Important role where you can contribute to improving the rural medical workforce
  • Part time (0.4FTE or job share at 2 x 0.2FTE) fixed term opportunity until December 2024, located in Kalgoorlie WA
  • Salary range: Level C $125,639 - $144,523 (pro rata), or negotiable based on experience, plus 17% superannuation and Rural & Remote allowance

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team

The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia (RCSWA) is a network of 15 rural and remote sites across the Kimberley, Pilbara, Mid-West, Goldfields, Great Southern and South West regions of Western Australia.  It is a collaboration between UWA, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle and Curtin Medical School, operating as a unit within the UWA School of Medicine.  The RCSWA is committed to providing quality teaching, research, professional development and clinical service in rural and remote settings.

The Medical Coordinator will be located in the Kalgoorlie Rural Clinical School office.  The Kalgoorlie team comprises up to seven academic staff members and six professional staff members in a modern well-equipped office on the Kalgoorlie Health Campus. 

About the opportunity

Working as a Medical Coordinator in the Kalgoorlie Rural Clinical School office, you will work with a small close-knit team and assist with organising and teaching RCSWA students.

You will deliver medical education and training to medical students, work with local practitioners and agencies to further develop educational programs, arrange learning opportunities for medical students and coordinate the development of rural training pathways.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Registered, or able to be registered with AHPRA as a Medical Practitioner.
  • Committed to working in medical practice in rural WA
  • Demonstrated ability to network with rural practitioners in the region
  • Experience as a preceptor and/or supervisor of medical students and/or junior doctors or registrars
  • Effective organisational, communication and negotiation skills

About you

The ideal candidate will also be committed to and interested in the principles and practice of Indigenous health in rural and regional areas. Previous experience working in Indigenous health is advantageous.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File PD 510285.pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

Closing date: 11:55pm AWST, Wednesday 17th August 2022

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021).
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020. 


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